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Course Summary

This ethics continuing education course will provide an overview of issues related to mandated reporting and support the mental health professional in fulfilling this important role.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF) and a practice test. When you’re ready, purchase the course by clicking the “Add To Cart” button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the role of a mandated reporter.
  • Explain the concept of a “good faith” report.
  • Define child abuse including characteristics that may lead the practitioner to believe that a child is being abused

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Defining What to Report
  • Defining Child Abuse
  • Recognizing Signs of Child Abuse
  • Elder Abuse
  • Good Faith Reporting
  • How to Report Suspected Abuse
  • Ethical Standards Pertaining to Confidentiality

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